Holon Network Podcast for 2021-12-20

Holon Network Podcast

Dec 21 2021 • 1 hr 20 mins

In The News This Week

Last Podcast for 2021

1 Bitcoin equals $46,923.78 United States Dollar

https://www.coindesk.com/price/bitcoin

Gold Price Per Ounce $1,797.60

https://www.apmex.com/gold-price

Oil Price Per Barl $70.98

https://markets.businessinsider.com/commodities/oil-price?type=wti

1 Dogecoin equals $0.1667 USD

https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/dogecoin/

This Week In Vulnerabilities:

No CISA Weekly Bulletin has been posted by the time of recording

Researchers Uncover New Coexistence Attacks On Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Chips

https://thehackernews.com/2021/12/researchers-uncover-new-coexistence.html?m=1

Google Says NSO Pegasus Zero-Click 'Most Technically Sophisticated Exploit Ever Seen'

https://www.securityweek.com/google-says-nso-pegasus-zero-click-most-technically-sophisticated-exploit-ever-seen

CISA Guidance on GitHub for Log4J

https://github.com/cisagov/log4j-affected-db

Google: More than 35,000 Java packages impacted by Log4j vulnerabilities

https://therecord.media/google-more-than-35000-java-packages-impacted-by-log4j-vulnerabilities/

Log4J Memes https://log4jmemes.com/

New Mobile Network Vulnerabilities Affect All Cellular Generations Since 2G

https://thehackernews.com/2021/12/new-mobile-network-vulnerabilities.html

This Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof:

Apple scrubs controversial CSAM detection feature from webpage

https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/15/22837631/apple-csam-detection-child-safety-feature-webpage-removal-delay

Google Drive could soon start locking your files

https://www.techradar.com/news/google-drive-could-soon-start-locking-your-personal-files

Qualcomm’s new always-on smartphone camera is a potential privacy nightmare

https://www.theverge.com/22811740/qualcomm-snapdragon-8-gen-1-always-on-camera-privacy-security-concerns

Verizon tries to defend collecting browsing data on its network

https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/17/22841372/verizon-custom-experience-opt-out-notification-email-marketing-data-collection

Facebook bans 7 'surveillance-for-hire' companies that spied on 50,000 users

https://www.npr.org/2021/12/16/1064628654/facebook-bans-surveillance-firms-that-spied-on-50000-people

Boston Police Bought Spy Tech With a Pot of Money Hidden From the Public

https://www.propublica.org/article/boston-police-bought-spy-tech-with-a-pot-of-money-hidden-from-the-public#1203986

Apple releases Android app to help find sneaky AirTags

https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/13/22832731/apple-android-app-airtag-search-tracker-detect-find-my

This Week In Security:

PinePhone Malware Surprises Users, Raises Questions

https://hackaday.com/2021/12/16/pinephone-malware-surprises-users-raises-questions/

Firefox fixes password leak via Windows Cloud Clipboard feature

https://therecord.media/firefox-fixes-password-leak-via-windows-cloud-clipboard-feature/

Miscellaneous Stories: Cool Tools We Found This Week:

Simula One VR

https://simulavr.com/

https://www.humblebundle.com/books/gifts-for-technically-inclined-oreilly-books

Syft - CLI tool and Go library for generating a Software Bill of Materials (SBOM)

https://github.com/anchore/syft

Grype - A vulnerability scanner for container images and filesystems.

https://github.com/anchore/grype

Projects For This Week:

log4j Holiday Spinning Ornament

https://www.prusaprinters.org/prints/98697-log4j-holiday-spinning-ornament

New Podcast upgrades

New Intro music from HeckSeven

New Graphics

New Website up